St. Paul, Minnesota ” The Geospatial Information and Technology Association (GITA) is pleased to announce that for the first time in its 33-year history it will be delivering four (4) conferences in a two (2) month period. Starting with the GITA Pacific Northwest Chapter Conference in Mukilteo, Washington on April 18-19, and finishing with the Upper Midwest Geospatial Conference on May 25-26 in La Crosse, Wisconsin, GITA will be offering a diverse range of career enhancing educational events at four strategic locations across the continent. In addition, every effort has been made to tailor subject matter to be both region and employment strata appropriate. For example, EnerGIS in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania on May 16-17 is in its fourth year of support to the East Coast energy sector, while GeoBuiz 2016 in the Washington DC metro city of Bethesda, Maryland, April 25-26, has a venue designed to create dialogue among senior industry thought leaders and visionaries.
In announcing this ambitious schedule of events, GITA President Mark Limbruner commented: In its long history of prestigious service to the infrastructure and geospatial communities, GITA has always been driven by the belief that our profession and its associated core industries continue to evolve rapidly. As such, it is important that our members, affiliates and supporters have the opportunity to stay abreast of these changes and can engage with one another in a peer-to-peer setting that is also vendor friendly. We believe our efforts to target the announced locations and sectors fulfills that mission. We also believe these regional conferences during April and May 2016 offer an unparalleled opportunity for attendees to learn about advancements in geospatial technologies, find new business opportunities and advance their careers.
The schedule of GITA's events for April and May 2016 is as follows:
- April 18-19: GITA Pacific Northwest Chapter Conference, Future of Flight Aviation Center, Mukilteo, WA
- April 26-27: GeoBuiz Summit, Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, Bethesda, MD
- May 16-17: EnerGIS, Range Resources Building, Canonsburg, PA
- May 25-26: Upper Midwest Geospatial Conference, University of Wisconsin “ La Crosse, La Crosse, WI
GITA conferences and events are open to anyone interested in learning about geospatial information and technology. To learn more about any of the events above, visit GITA's website at: www.gita.org.
About GITA “ www.gita.org
The Geospatial Information & Technology Association (GITA) is the professional association and leading advocate for anyone using geospatial technology to help operate, maintain, and protect the infrastructure, which includes organizations such as utilities, telecommunication companies, and the public sector. Through industry leading conferences”along with research initiatives, chapters, membership, and other programs”GITA provides education and professional best practices to geospatial practitioners focused upon critical infrastructure assets. For more information on GITA, contact Steve Swazee at [email protected].